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Div Shekhar

Div Shekhar Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Div Shekhar Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Div Shekhar is a Solutions Architect focused on providing technical expertise to AWS Partners who are trying to differentiate themselves within the APN. He works with AWS Partners to make sure their offerings meet the technical bar required to pass various kinds of validations within the AWS Partner Org. Div also spends about 50% of his time developing full-stack applications to enhance internal processes and make services provided by AWS more available to consumers.

Dominik Schmid

Dominik Schmid Senior Technical Lead & Product Owner, Mercedes-Benz Tech Innovation GmbH

Dominik Schmid Senior Technical Lead & Product Owner, Mercedes-Benz Tech Innovation GmbH

Dominik has a thorough knowledge in various technical fields including programming of special purpose machines in the field of aviation as well as designing and developing highly scalable systems for video streaming. At Mercedes-Benz Tech Innovation GmbH (a subsidiary of the Mercedes-Benz Group AG) Dominik started as a programmer for the popular in-house "Gateway as a Service" platform leveraging the power of Kong. He is currently developing the platform as well as leading his team (together with his colleague Benjamin Bertow) as a Senior Technical Lead and Product Owner to expand on this successful product inside the Mercedes-Benz Group AG.

Enrico Sandali

Enrico Sandali Associate Partner, Live Reply

Enrico Sandali Associate Partner, Live Reply

Enrico graduated in Telecommunications Engineering with full marks at the University of Genoa. After an initial research experience at the same university, he began his career as IT consultant in Reply in 2006 as a Symbian Mobile Developer (one of the first in Italy). Thanks to a strong technological passion, he assumed the leadership of various projects on different technological stacks, building a broad and high-level technical profile. Currently Enrico is responsible for Live Reply Italy, the company in the Reply Network that has a specialties in the Telco & Media market. His expertise involves designing complex architecture and driving digital transformation, adopting best of breed technologies like Kong.

Fabian Hardt

Fabian Hardt Solution Architect, OPITZ CONSULTING Deutschland GmbH

Fabian Hardt Solution Architect, OPITZ CONSULTING Deutschland GmbH

Fabian Hardt works as Solution Architect at OPITZ CONSULTING Deutschland GmbH. He has many years of project experience in analytics projects and deals with modern architectures for the increased requirements in the age of digitization.

Fedor Gorin

Fedor Gorin Senior Director of Engineering, ATP

Fedor Gorin Senior Director of Engineering, ATP

Fedor Gorin is a Senior Director of Engineering at ATP. Fedor has a background in Data Engineering and Cloud Architecture. His experience with big data highlights his passion for data science and ongoing technology transformations. Being in leadership, Fedor spreads the knowledge and energy towards the engineering teams.

Gang Guo

Gang Guo Product Manager, Kong

Gang Guo Product Manager, Kong

A seasoned architect on API Gateway, Middleware and Cloud Native, recently transitioned to Product Management in Kong Inc.

Gianmarco Sciortino

Gianmarco Sciortino Enterprise Architect, Live Reply

Gianmarco Sciortino Enterprise Architect, Live Reply

Gianmarco graduated in Computer Science at the University of Turin. After an initial experience in the start-ups field, he began his career as IT consultant in Live Reply as a DevOps and Cloud Architect Engineer. Thanks to a strong technological passion, Gianmarco assumed the leadership of various infrastructure and automation projects on different technological stacks, building a broad and high-level technical profile. His expertise involves designing complex architecture and driving digital transformation, adopting best of breed technologies like Kong.

Giora Engel

Giora Engel Neosec Co-Founder and CEO

Giora Engel Neosec Co-Founder and CEO

Giora is a serial entrepreneur. Prior to founding Neosec, he was VP Product Management at Palo Alto Networks after his first company LightCyber was acquired. He served as an officer in the elite technological unit in the Israel Defense Forces, where he pioneered the development of cyber technologies. He is a recognized innovator in cyber-security, cyber-warfare and behavioral analytics, and holds several patents. Giora serves as chair of the Fraud Control Task Force at FDX.

Gregory Hunt

Gregory Hunt Software Architect, ICF

Gregory Hunt Software Architect, ICF

Gregory is a Software Architect driving innovation through modern software architectural practices in the field Healthcare IT. Greg has specialized in application interoperability mostly working in the healthcare and transportation field, both in the public and private sector. Greg is pioneer of HL7 FHIR and bringing modern tooling and best practices into areas that are still primarily run on legacy technology.

Hashem Raslan

Hashem Raslan Sr. Engineering Manager, McAfee

Hashem Raslan Sr. Engineering Manager, McAfee

Hashem is a problem solver who loves bringing ideas to life. Hashem leads the analytics and data platform engineering team for McAfee’s Business Insights and Data Intelligence group. In this role, Hashem and his team work to develop McAfee’s cloud-native data platform that enables speed, agility, trust and business outcomes at scale.

Hector Nieva

Hector Nieva Software Engineer, Globo

Hector Nieva Software Engineer, Globo

Hector is a Software Engineer at Globo. Not only does he like writing code and designing applications, but he also enjoys collaborating with his colleagues in many ways - through technical discussions, mentoring of teammates in the beginning of their careers, bringing insights to products he works with directly, and more. Empathy, pragmatism and mutual collaboration are the main values that guide his work.

Hisham Muhammad

Hisham Muhammad WasmX team @ Kong

Hisham Muhammad WasmX team @ Kong

Hisham Muhammad is part of the WasmX team at Kong. A long-time contributor to the Kong Gateway, Hisham is a former member of the Kong Gateway Core Team. He has created various open source projects including LuaRocks and htop, and holds a PhD in Computer Science on the field of programming languages from PUC-Rio.

Ignacio Fernández Moreno

Ignacio Fernández Moreno Software Architect, Inditex

Ignacio Fernández Moreno Software Architect, Inditex

Ignacio is a software architect with focus on Microservice and Event Driven architectures. In his role at Inditex, he leads the teams responsible for the main Platform Integration solutions, designed to minimize the integration efforts for bussiness teams given the challenges a Microservice architecture imposes, specially in such a challenging environment as a global, high traffic and performance critical company. Specifically, these products range from the API Gateway, the API Portal, the Authorization System and the Event Platform used by Inditex business teams to serve our huge user base.

John Harris

John Harris Principal Product Manager (Service Mesh) @ Kong

John Harris Principal Product Manager (Service Mesh) @ Kong

John is currently the product manager for Kong Mesh and Kuma OSS at Kong. Previously he was a field engineer and architect specializing in Kubernetes and other cloud native technologies, helping customers on their modernization journey. Prior to Kong he held similar roles at Docker, Heptio & VMware, and is the co-author of Production Kubernetes (O'Reilly, March 2021).

John Heckler

John Heckler Senior Engineering Leader, Kroger

John Heckler Senior Engineering Leader, Kroger

Technology leader with over 30 years of experience in software architecture and platform development helping organizations make the Digital Transformation.

Jonas Persson

Jonas Persson SEB Enterprise Architect at Group CIO

Jonas Persson SEB Enterprise Architect at Group CIO

30+ years experience in complex high-scale enterprise systems for Bank and Finance sector. Driving the API architecture at SEB.

Kanishk Mahajan

Kanishk Mahajan Principal - ISV Solution Architecture Lead, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Kanishk Mahajan Principal - ISV Solution Architecture Lead, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Kanishk Mahajan is a Principal, Solutions Architect at AWS. He leads cloud transformation and solution architecture for ISV partners and mutual customers. Kanishk specializes in management and governance, migrations and modernizations, and security and compliance. He is a Technical Field Community (TFC) member in each of those domains at AWS.

Lino Telera

Lino Telera Cloud Architect, InfoCert S.p.A.

Lino Telera Cloud Architect, InfoCert S.p.A.

Lino Telera is a Cloud Architect focused on Infrastructure Automation and DevOps strategies at InfoCert S.p.A. After earning the first VMware certification he joined VMware Users Group Italy in 2015, and he attended the first VMware {code} hackathon in 2016. Lino is a TechFieldDay delegate and he likes to spend his spare time authoring his blog https://blog.linoproject.net, running the Italian podcast “ThePipelineGuys” and teaching code to kids with CoderDojo initiatives. Recently he started teaching at the Università Cattolica del S. Cuore - CR

Lokesh Chechani

Lokesh Chechani Sr CX Engineer, Kong

Lokesh Chechani Sr CX Engineer, Kong

Lokesh Chechani is a Software Engineer with a a great interest in cloud-native technology and architecture. As an API enthusiast, he tries to keep things simple and minimal. Lokesh loves programming and reading tech books. In his personal time, you can find him playing cricket and running - two hobbies he never gets bored of.

Luca Cogliandro

Luca Cogliandro Manager - System Support, Sky Italy

Luca Cogliandro Manager - System Support, Sky Italy

Luca graduated in Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Reggio Calabria. He collaborates across the technology and product teams to build agile and DevOps processes into the delivery of new/enhanced products. Luca works with application Middleware teams to build, maintain, and document the development, testing, staging and production environments. He is an Evangelist on DevOps best practices to continue improving software delivery and release processes for the principal project IT Transformation to renewal Layer Middleware.

Madan Thangavelu

Madan Thangavelu Director of Engineering, Uber

Madan Thangavelu Director of Engineering, Uber

Madan is a tech enthusiast with over a decade of industry experience building scalable systems. he has been actively working in areas of web services, SaaS and machine learning. He is always excited about technologies that make an impact on society. In his current role, Madan leads the fulfillment, fares & config systems that power all Uber trips globally.

Mike Beaumont

Mike Beaumont Software Engineer @ Kong (Mesh)

Mike Beaumont Software Engineer @ Kong (Mesh)

Mike is a software engineer working on all things service mesh at Kong.

Mike Wottle

Mike Wottle Enterprise Architect, Vanguard

Mike Wottle Enterprise Architect, Vanguard

Nick Rapier

Nick Rapier Group Manager of Product Management - Platforms, Kroger

Nick Rapier Group Manager of Product Management - Platforms, Kroger

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nick-rapier-91b92958/

Patrick Huck

Patrick Huck Senior Computer Systems Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Patrick Huck Senior Computer Systems Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Patrick holds M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees (Dipl. Phys.) in Physics from the Technical University of Munich (Germany) and obtained his Ph.D. (Dr. phil. nat.) in high-energy nuclear physics from the Goethe-University in Frankfurt based on his work as a member of the large international STAR collaboration at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Since 2014, he's been a core member of the Materials Project (https://materialsproject.org) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and is now the Senior Computer Systems Engineer on the project in charge of its Cloud & Scientific Data Architecture.

Rafael Sandini Augusto

Rafael Sandini Augusto IT Architecture Manager, Digio

Rafael Sandini Augusto IT Architecture Manager, Digio

Rafael is a Technology Manager with more than 9 years of experience in the public transport and means of payment segments, working on critical and major transformation projects that benefit business and society alike.

Ragunath Sudalaimuthu

Ragunath Sudalaimuthu Lead Software Engineer, Lowes

Ragunath Sudalaimuthu Lead Software Engineer, Lowes

Ragunath has 13+ years of experience in IT space mainly focused on enabling Enterprise API gateway platform across different sectors like Banking, Insurance and Retail. At present, he is working at Lowe's where he has helped have transformed from Legacy standalone to Cloud native enterprise API gateway.

Rob Hayes

Rob Hayes Lead API Engineer, Cargill, Inc

Rob Hayes Lead API Engineer, Cargill, Inc

David Lewis-Frazier and Rob Hayes are software engineers with Cargill and help to bring modern software development practices to the enterprise as part of the Cargill Data Function. They currently manage the Cargill API Platform (CAPI) to be used to serve Cargill’s internal and external customers globally.

Ruben Aleman

Ruben Aleman Solutions Architect at Inditex

Ruben Aleman Solutions Architect at Inditex

Ruben Aleman has worked in IT and systems administration for more than a decade, with strongt Linux knowledge acquired. In his current role as Solutions Architect, he manages the architecture of the entire e-commerce Linux Platform, looking for the best solutions for the web delivery challenges that a global, high traffic, and performance company like Inditex face.

Samuele Chiocca

Samuele Chiocca Senior Solutions Engineer, SIGHUP s.r.l.

Samuele Chiocca Senior Solutions Engineer, SIGHUP s.r.l.

Samuele Chiocca is a Senior Solutions Engineer at SIGHUP and a Kong Champion. Cloud-native technologies are his main area of expertise, focusing on Kubernetes and Kong. Samuele's goal is to simplify companies' journey in the cloud connectivity world by developing and advising on Kong and Kuma based solutions.

Shai Sachs

Shai Sachs Staff Engineer, Wayfair

Shai Sachs Staff Engineer, Wayfair

Shai Sachs is a staff engineer on Wayfair's Cloud Native team. His current projects include standing up an enterprise API gateway at Wayfair, and creating tooling for a domain-driven microservices ecosystem. Other projects include building a governance layer for Wayfair microservices. Previously, he worked as the Innovation Platform Director at NGP VAN.

Shane Utt

Shane Utt Senior Software Engineer, Kong

Shane Utt Senior Software Engineer, Kong

Shane Utt is a Software Engineer focused on Kubernetes, containers, networking and Linux.

Shaul Kremer

Shaul Kremer Chief Architect @ Permit.io

Shaul Kremer Chief Architect @ Permit.io

Chief Architect at Permit.io, Shaul likes solving complex problems and building well functioning systems. He’s been coding since the age of 8, and is a total computer nerd who always enjoys writing Assembly code. Shaul is also an 8200 (IDF Intelligence) alumnus, and was the Chief Architect & first employee at Claroty, a cybersecurity unicorn.

Siddharth Saikumar

Siddharth Saikumar Lead Software Engineer, Lowes

Siddharth Saikumar Lead Software Engineer, Lowes

A passionate and inquisitive engineer with 11 years of IT experience encompassing API development, security and platform development. Working now at Lowe's as a Lead Software Engineer managing hybrid cloud-native infrastructure and gateway for the entire enterprise.

Sven Bernhardt

Sven Bernhardt Chief Integration Evangelist / Chief Architect, OPITZ Consulting Deutschland GmbH

Sven Bernhardt Chief Integration Evangelist / Chief Architect, OPITZ Consulting Deutschland GmbH

Sven is a technology enthusiast and works for OPITZ CONSULTING in Germany as Chief Architect as part of the Corporate Development team. Within his role, he’s responsible for managing the technology portfolio and developing Best Practices and Guidelines. In addition, Sven supports his colleagues with implementing Software solutions for Customers. Sven acts as regular speaker on various conferences, talking about technology or architecture topics, and is also sharing his thoughts and experiences by writing articles and blog posts.

Ted Hessing

Ted Hessing Head of API Platforms at Vanguard

Ted Hessing Head of API Platforms at Vanguard

Ted Hessing has worked in IT for 20+ years, with experience ranging from Software Engineer, to Six Sigma Black Belt/Project Manager. In his current role, he leads teams who are responsible for the performance and management of Vanguard's large API infrastructure.

Thomas Joham

Thomas Joham Head of Realtime Integration Center of Excellence, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Thomas Joham Head of Realtime Integration Center of Excellence, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Thomas Joham is a leader with vision, who leads big IT transformations at scale. He transitioned from a software development expert to an Expert Enterprise Architect with focus on real time integration. He has 10+ years’ experience in IT and Management and traveled over 30 Countries in his career. He lives with his family in Vienna Austria.

Tyler Hall

Tyler Hall Software Engineer Architect, ATP

Tyler Hall Software Engineer Architect, ATP

Tyler Hall is a Software Architect at ATP. Tyler is an experienced full-stack developer, with a special interest in Distributed Systems and Cloud Architecture. Tyler is passionate about implementing practical solutions that help to integrate enterprise applications at scale.

Wanny Morellato

Wanny Morellato Senior Director of Engineering @ Kong

Wanny Morellato Senior Director of Engineering @ Kong

I am working on Kong Konnect, Kong Cloud services and platform.

Yann Léger

Yann Léger Co-Founder @ Koyeb

Yann Léger Co-Founder @ Koyeb

Yann is the Co-Founder of Koyeb, a company delivering a next-generation serverless platform. Yann spent the last 10 years building cloud service providers in the infrastructure space from scratch. Passionate about cloud computing, he has an excellent understanding of the industry and all the underlying infrastructure, from data centers to the software stack running on hypervisors. After building Scaleway, which started as a serverfull IaaS provider with BareMetal ARM servers, Yann realized that the future was serverless :)

Yves Van Grimberge

Yves Van Grimberge Product Owner - squad Foundation API, Engie

Yves Van Grimberge Product Owner - squad Foundation API, Engie

Yves Van Grimberge is the currently the product owner of the Foundation API Squad within Engie Marketing & Sales Belgium. As an IT professional he worked in various roles within Engie Marketing & Sales Belgium (Project Manager, Service Delivery Manager, Product Owner). In these roles he transformed various legacy applications into modern cloud native applications. In his private life Yves is often found in the Alps where he is a passionate skier & cyclist.

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